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Nov 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
here, but being independent, steering some of our stuff to satellite phones, no offense, our verizon friends, and our pg&e friends, we're not going to count on when things get bad. steering some of this investment to independent providers we are not planning on depending on anybody. not only does that make easier for me keeping more things under my control, it makes things easier for them because they will have one less person calling them. even though it's all about cooperation, sometimes independence comes into the conversation. the last thing i would touch on is it's personal. by that i mean i know a lot of people in this room i can call and depend on if there's an emergency in san francisco. they know me, they know what i do, i saw them all the time, we know what our roles are. we had a little mini exercise about a month ago with a minor pipe break in san francisco where we exercised these relationships. i won't talk about all the meet and greet opportunities to get to know each other. i won't go into detail on all the areas, but we do work together on a lot of forums and
Oct 27, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >> thank you. mr. angelus. >> for verizon wireless in northern california we have two separate offices, we have in walnut creek and also folsom near sacramento. we have another redundancy center in texas. we have it all across our infrastructure and also with our teams. >> thank you. we have one question in the back. >> yes, my question is regarding your ability to bring in repair equipment or crews to make repairs or back-up equipment in case your infrastructure is broken. i know they have that capability but in this area, you know, many roads, bridges would be damaged. do you have your own internal aviation capability or lift capability to bring in those repair equipment and crews or is that something that you would be looking to other organizations to provide that airlift capability? >> start with mr. johnson. >> yeah, we have some limited capability in terms of aircraft and on site helicopters in our outskirting area, but in terms of a major event in the san francisco bay area, we would be heavily focused on those folks who provide that service to us under contract. we do not hav
Oct 28, 2012 12:00am PDT
of the media connections can happen. i want to give a shout out to comcast, verizon, the san francisco health plan, scan health med, unlock, our media partners, and all the organizations and volunteers working along with us to help our seniors and helping our people with disabilities connect end. this launch, this summit really is to launch a new program, our sf connected program. this allows us to work with all of our seniors in as many locations throughout the city get connected up. to provide a higher level of digital literacy and broadband adoption, whether it is in our community centers, our housing authority centers, our low- income service centers alike. we are announcing today that we are going to complete with this grant 53 locations throughout the whole city. 53 of them. [applause] we have already got 28 of them set up, and by the end of the month or early next month, we will have a national 25. that is going to be a lot of -- an additional 25. that is going to be a lot of places where our populations can become that much more digitally illiterate and they can benefit from the innov
Nov 3, 2012 3:30am PDT
you. mr. angelus. >> verizon wireless, every time we get involved with emergency situations we did a post meeting to analyze what we did and how we can make things better. it also pushes down to the processes and the preparedness and how we can make things better from checking our equipment to our staffing levels and it depends, really, on the situation but we always get something good out of these situations that makes our processes better. >> thank you. i'd like to thank the panel members for taking time out to discuss about lifelines. i want to point out that all of these organizations are members of the san francisco lifelines council along with many members in the audience, and rest assured we have been working with the fire chief and the police chief with pg&e and the san francisco public utilities commission to make sure we can get them to their emergencies in a timely fashion during rush hour traffic and would like to thank both chiefs who are here today. so thank you. (applause). >> for closing remarks, want to bring up secretary of state george schultz. if you could h
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